Join Our $20 Million By 2020 Campaign to Restore Full Funding for Lung Cancer Research!

2019-05-10T13:51:07+00:00May 9th, 2019|Hot Topics|

TAKE ACTION! Through consistent advocacy efforts, GO2­ Foundation (formerly Lung Cancer Alliance) established the Lung Cancer Research Program (LCRP) within the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, administered by the Department of Defense with federal appropriations of $20 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2009. LCRP has been underfunded the past 10 years, below its original $20 million dollars level. Congress must restore the funding level back to $20 million this year. Since FY09 and through FY18, the program has been funded [...]

We Will Get It Done Together.

2019-04-16T18:54:14+00:00April 16th, 2019|Hot Topics|

Dear Friends, It has been one week since we announced our merger forming the GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer and shared how this new powerhouse will transform the future of lung cancer. We continue to be overwhelmed by the outpouring of support and enthusiasm and want to personally express our gratitude. Thank you to all the patients, survivors, caregivers, advocates, researchers, industry and public health leaders, who took the time to reinforce that we made a great decision that will [...]

116th Congress and Lung Cancer

2019-04-04T13:16:07+00:00April 4th, 2019|Hot Topics|

By Elridge Proctor, MPA, Director of Government Affairs & Public Policy It’s hard sometimes to imagine that the actions of one person, or even the coordinated actions of small groups like ours, can effect change in Washington. But I’m writing to tell you it’s true: we can put a face to lung cancer to change things. Thanks to your hard work, nearly 4,000 letters speaking out for women with lung cancer were sent to Congress last year. You sent messages. [...]

Championing the Champions

2019-03-21T15:15:53+00:00March 21st, 2019|Hot Topics|

By Laurie Fenton Ambrose, President & CEO I am thankful every day for the champions in the lung cancer community. Our advocates—who educate our policymakers about the urgent need for research funding. Our motivators—working to make us act in the name of hope. Our listeners—there when support is most needed. Yesterday was the March equinox and the first day of spring; it also marked World Storytelling Day. That means that today I am celebrating champions who are our storytellers. These [...]

Host a Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Event this November!

2018-06-27T14:56:06+00:00June 26th, 2018|Events, Hot Topics|

It's that time of year again! Time to start planning your Shine a Light on Lung Cancer event! This year marks the 10th Annual Shine a Light on Lung Cancer event! With Shine a Light, healthcare facilities celebrate and remember survivors, caregivers and all individuals who have been impacted by the disease. Events feature talks on treatment innovations from leading lung cancer experts and personal stories from survivors and caregivers, as well as time to connect with other attendees. Shine a [...]